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Ben and Daij- This Week’s Top 5

This week we have decided to take to the streets and promote our blog so if you have been given a crappy piece of paper with the link to this site on you have probably met Ben or our friend … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij This week’s top 5

Beach Fossils have released the B- side for their new single. The single was featured in last week’s blog post and is the first from their new album, which will be out later this year. This track is called Lessons … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij- This Week’s Top 5

One of Ben’s favourite bands Beach Fossils have let an amazing new single loose, the A side anyway. This new track, called ‘Shallow’, is the first from a new album; which will be their second but follows their, ‘What A … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij- This Week’s Top 5

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, one of our favourite artists/activists Ai Weiwei has a film out! He faces a daily fight against censorship in his native China yet still manages to express himself through art and social media. A true inspiration … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij- 5 Songs to start your year with

So the New Year has just started and has already kicked off to be a success musically and here are just five top quality songs to start your year with: KANKOURAN-RIVERS This beautiful song was released late last year and … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij This Week’s Top 5

Warm Brains (Rory Attwell) are playing their last show for a while. His album ‘Old Volcanoes’ was stuck on Ben’s turntable for weeks and remains a favourite. Supporting him will be Marshall Teller label mates Novella, who featured on the … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij- Why January isn’t going to be as bad as you think

January has a reputation for being the worst month of the year. Luckily we are at hand to guide you through this seemingly long month with two hot releases from the indie world. First of all, Howler, a buzz band … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij Weekly Top 5

With the opening of Boxpark, the world’s first pop up mall, it would be insane not to feature its highlights in this week’s top 5. Just down the road from the B side offices, it is a series of re-fitted containers … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij-Top 50 Releases of 2011

Instead of our usual weekly top 5 we have decided to put out a list of our favourite releases from the music world in 2011. Beach Fossils- What A Pleasure (EP)- This came out way back in March but has … Continue reading

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Ben and Daij Weekly Top 5

1.Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler- This is Christmas A Christmas album that doesn’t make us cringe! This is a collaboration between Ash’s Tim Wheeler and London based folk singer Emmy The Great, and she really does live up to … Continue reading

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